Hospice shop takes on waste

Hospice shop takes on waste

Waste really bothers Anne Marie McGrath. The talented seamstress, with a career that has spanned over four decades, was working for a clothing company in Wellington when she began to get frustrated about the excessive amounts of clothing waste being produced. “I saw...
A&P Show, 125 years young

A&P Show, 125 years young

It was a big year for the A&P Show. Celebrating its 125th birthday, the show went all out this year, and the crowds turned up for it, approximately 10,000 over the weekend. The showgrounds have an interesting history, the original stands which were three-tiered...
Community Dam moves forward

Community Dam moves forward

Matt McCrorie The Waimea Community Dam is forging ahead. The controversial project, which received the green light from the council last November, is making progress, hitting a big milestone this week.Waimea Water Ltd, which is a joint venture between Waimea...
Bright future ahead for Salisbury School

Bright future ahead for Salisbury School

There are smiles all around at Salisbury school right now. That’s because the all-girls school in Richmond has just received a funding boost – one that will secure its future. And if that wasn’t enough good news, the school has just announced the appointment of a new...